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  1. Susanna Getchell: Birth: 10 MAR 1646/47 in Hampton, Rockingham Co., NH. Death: 19 AUG 1724 in Salisbury, Essex Co., MA

  2. Priscilla Getchell: Birth: 26 DEC 1648 in Sailsbury, Essex Co, MA. Death: 7 FEB 1724/25 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA

  3. Jonathan Getchell: Birth: 1650.

  4. Joseph Getchell: Birth: 1652.

  5. Thomas Getchell: Birth: 1655 in Darthmouth, Bristol Co., MA. Death: 22 JUN 1732 in Darthmouth, Bristol Co., MA

  6. Samuel Getchell: Birth: 8 DEC 1657 in Sailsbury, Essex Co, MA. Death: 7 JUL 1710 in Sailsbury, Essex Co, MA


Sources
1. Title:   Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts vol 1
Author:   David W. Hoyt
2. Title:   Genealogical Records: Early New England Settlers, 1600s-1800s
Page:   page 77

Notes
a. Note:   Notes for Samuel Gatchell: From the 1909 "Family of Samuel Getchell" by Everett Lamont Getchell: Samuel Getchell, with his brother John, came to America and settled first in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1636. Samuel then settled in Hampton, New Hampshire, and last he moved his family to Salisbury, Massachusetts.
  Regarding his life, "The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660" by Charles Henry Pope, page 77, says that Samuel was a planter in Salem in 1637, that he moved to Hampton, where he was a proprietor in 1645. He sold a house and land there in 1648. He moved to Salisbury, where he was listed as a proprietor and commoner in 1650.
  Regarding his death, "The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660" by Charles Henry Pope, says he died about 1694. His will was dated April 2, 1684 and probated on October 6, 1697.
  emigrant of 1638 .came from Wales to Salem, MA, in 1636 and is the emigrant ancestor of the families of that name in Maine. In 1647 with wife Dorcas and daughter Susannah, he moved to Salisbury where he died... 133) p68: "...was a planter in Salem in 1637...was of Marblehead when he was sued for debt 25 January 1640/1 and was a creditor to a Marblehead estate presented 29 September 1646...moved to Hampton, NH, where he was a proprietor 23 February 1645/6 but sold his property there 17 May 1648 when he was then of Salisbury where he lived the rest of his life...In Oct 1654, of Salisbury, he refused to answer for signing the petition in behalf of Lt. Robert Pike...will made 2 April 1684 and proved 6 October 1697..."
  (167) p173: "...was a "commoner" and taxed, 1650 and 1652...his will dated 2 April 1684, proved October 6, 1696..."
  (309) p62: "...Samuel and his brother, John, came to Salem, MA, in 1636...they settled in that part of Salem which later became Marblehead Neck "six acres..was granted to them by Salem at ye lowest (most Northerly) end of ye said Neck"...John remained at Marblehead but Samuel moved first to Hampton, NH, and in 1647, moved to Salisbury, MA...was a landowner and planter..."
  (344) p210: has "marks used by early settlers. ========================================================================== ==== From, "The Family of Samuel Getchell of Salisbury, Mass." by Everett Lamont GETCHELL, A.M., Assisted By Frederick G. GETCHELL, A.M., Boston; New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1909
  "Samuel Getchell, with his brother, John, came to Salem, Mass., in 1636. John settled in Marblehead, Mass., where he had a numerous family, and where many of his descendants lived for several generations.
  Samuel went northward and settled in Hampton, N. H. The sale of his real estate in 1644 is recorded in the old Norfolk County records, preserved in Salem. In 1647 Samuel, with his wife Dorcas and daughter Susannah, took up his abode in Salisbury, Mass., where he died in Nov. 1697. His wife died in Salisbury 12 Jan. 1685.
  Children: born in Salisbury:
  1.Susannah, m. 10 Mar. 1662, Joseph NORTON of Salisbury 2.Priscilla, b. 24 Feb1648-9; m. Solomon RANSFORD 3.Samuel, b. 8 Feb. 1658" ========================================================================== ===== From: Topographical Dictionary of English Emigrants to New England 1620-1650 by Charles Edward Banks.S
  SOMERSETSHIRE: Name of Emigrant: GETCHELL, Samuel English Parish Name: Monkton, West New England Town: Salem, MA Reference sited: Genealogy ========================================================================== == "Stuff" from History of Hampton, NH:by Dow, Vol. 2, page 726 GETCHELL: SAMUEL GETCHELL owned a house lot & other land in Hampton, viz: "1. Impr five acres for a house lott Bought of William Hunton layeing between the upground of Thomas Levitt towarde the east; & the upland of Giles fuller, sometimes Thomas Smithses toward the west; abutting upon a common waye toward the south, & other upland towar the north: more or lesse as it is layd out." "2. Item two acres & half of upland Bought of William Hunton layeing between the upland of Jeffery Minggy toward the west & the upland of Thomas Levitt toword the east; abutting upon the upland of Giles fuller toword the south: & certaine common grownd toword the north: more or lesse as it is layd out." The above named property, Samuel Getchell (then of Salisbury) sold in 1648 to William Godfrey (1). In 1657, it had passed into the possession of Thomas Dearborn (3)." Vol. 2, page 727. Under Godfrey it says "In May, 1648, he bought of Samuel Getchell (then of Salisbury), five acres for a house lot, between the lots of Thomas Leaviatt and Giles Fuller (on the Exeter road), also other land."
  Vol. 2, page 757: within a paragraph about Hunton it again mentions a few words about the above land. ==========================================================================
  (*) He was of Salem 1638, rem. to Hampton 1644, thence to Salis. 1648[Sv]; brother of John of Marblehead. In 1648 Sam. Getchell of S. sold his "late dwelling house" in Hm. to Wm. Godfrey of Hm. Wm. Godfrey seems to have been of Watertown in 1652. In Sep., 1658, in a deed, Sam. Getchell said, "after the new mill begins to saw, at the next spring." 1 SAMUEL1 GETCHELL [or GATCHELL], of Salisbury,(*) "planter," m. Dorcas (???). She d. Jan. 12, 1684-5[S]. He was commoner and taxed, 1650 and '52; recd. land 1654, etc.; will April 2, 1684; Oct. 6, 1697. Children: 2 I SUSANNA,2 b. (???); m. March 10, 1662[S], JOSEPH NORTON. In 1684 (1) Sam.1 deeded property to this son and dau. + 3 II PRISCILLA,2 b. Feb. 26, 1648-9[S]; m. ab. 1670, Solomon Rainsford; res. Boston; 6 chil. there. Wid. Priscilla liv. 1718, Boston, deeded land by "Gatchell's Rock." 4 III SAMUEL,2 b. Feb. 8, 1657[S]; m. Nov. 27, 1679, ELIZABETH JONES. +
  Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire page 258 Samuel,Hampton propr. 23 Feb. 1645-6. Lists 392a, 393b. He soon made Sals. his perm. home, selling the Hampt. dwg. 17 May 1648. In 1678 he sued Saml. Fowler
  His will 2 Apr. 1684�6 Oct. 1697 names her and ch: Susanna, m. 10 Mar. 1662 Joseph Norton. Priscilla, b. Sals. 26 Feb. 1648-9, m. Solomon Rainsford of Boston. Samuel, b. 8 Feb. 1657-8.


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